CONF: Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

Defining citizenship in archaic Greece

Thursday 7th May 2009

10.00 – 11.00: Registration in the Department of Classics
(1st Floor, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds)

11.00 onwards: Papers in the Beechgrove Room, University House

11.00 – 11.15: Introduction: Alain Duplouy (Paris)

11.15 – 11.45: John Davies (Liverpool) ‘The emergence and consolidation of the polis- state’.
11.45 – 12.15: Josine Blok (Utrecht) ‘Retracing steps: finding ways into archaic Greek citizenship.’
12.15 – 12.45: Discussion

12.45 – 14.00: Lunch

14.00 – 14.30: Paulin Ismard (Paris) ‘Archaic Associations and Citizenship in Athens.’
14.30 – 15.00: James Whitley (Cardiff) ‘Citizenship and commensality in Archaic Crete: Searching for the Andreion.’
15.00 – 15.30: Discussion

15.30 – 16.00: Tea

16.00 – 16.30: Paul Cartledge (Cambridge) ‘The Spartan contribution to Greek citizenship theory.’
16.30 – 17.00: Alain Duplouy (Paris) ‘Mass and elite: Civic versus aristocratic strategies?’
17.00 – 18.00: Discussion

The colloquium is open to all academic participants; postgraduate and undergraduate students are especially welcome. The conference fee, which includes tea/coffee and a buffet lunch, is £10, payable on the day. Directions to the University of Leeds and campus maps may be found at the following address: For any queries, please contact Roger Brock (r.w.brock AT; 0113 343 6785).

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